The Oak Cliff Film Festival starts Thursday and runs through Sunday.

Gary P. Nunn performs at the Kessler Friday.

The Wild Detectives screens “Milford Graves Full Mantis” at 8:30 p.m. Friday as part of the Oak Cliff Film Festival. It is the first full-length documentary about the free-jazz pioneer Milford Graves.

Oak Cliff-based artist Cynthia Mulcahy opens an exhibit, “War Garden” at Talley Dunn Gallery from 6-8 p.m. Saturday. The show runs through July 28.

The Mammogram Poster Girls’ whole-hog dinner is Saturday at Chijmes.